Blast off on the biggest micro-adventure yet with the popular Project X characters Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger and their new alien micro-friend, Nok. Carefully levelled and highly motivating, this book is ideal for independent reading. The Excelsa encounters a swarm of starmites robotic space locusts that eat metal! The micro-friends try to fly away, but one of the starmites lands on the ship and starts eating the hull. Max and Ant have to go on a spacewalk to try to shut the bug down. Will they be able to stop the starmite before it chews their ship to pieces? This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and give a follow-up activity to support children in their reading and comprehension skills.